Thursday, March 22, 2007

Class Discussion Project

In view of the steady undermining of pedagogical authority as evinced by this little Orwellian/Huxleyan piece(Orwellian in terms of the linguistic dishonesty of the "retirement" trope, and Huxleyan in the sense of the university's unstated notion that the most effective authority is to lead by manipulation of subordinates' baser tendencies):

Classroom Incident Leads to UCA Professor's Removal

I'd like to invite our readers to share the largest object they personally witnessed thrown by a teacher at a disruptive student in class (athletic equipment hurled in the course of sporting practices doesn't count).

1 comment:

The Editor at IP said...

I once saw a teacher throw a lectern at a student. For the record, I thought the more customary eraser would have sufficed.